With STEM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) careers in the leading spot for current job openings and best entry-level salaries for college grads, it’s no wonder that more and more teens are encouraged to get a STEM-related degree in college. In fact, even our President understands the clear and outstanding value of STEM education as indicated in his 2015 Budget Proposal. Unfortunately, many schools and parents are not equipped to advise students about professions in STEM fields.
Because of this growing interest and demand for STEM education, we have created an annual guide to help teens, parents, and college counselors discover ways students can engage in STEM programs during summer. We also list some of the colleges that offer these degrees..